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. everything else is the little stuff. we wish japan well and in a weird way we thank them for bringing us back to reality. we are there, good day. >> hello eeverybody. i am uma live in washington. america's news headquarters. just when japan thought it couldn't get worse fears surface of a melt down after an explosion in the nuclear power plant in the northeast. the death tollcontinue to rise with entire towns missing. david piper, what is the latest on the struggling nuclear plant that is taking place there? >> well, earlier in the day there was a large explosion and the japanese government said it destroyed the walls that are encircling the nuclear reactor but didn't break the metal consuming tower that protects the reactor from escaping. from what we are hearing at this time, workers are pouring sea water on the reactor to try to cool it down. but at the same time we are hearing reports that 190 people are suffering from radiation sickness and there are reports that there has been some release in the air at this time. the japanese government increased the raduous around the plant to protect
said about army and wikileaks that led to his resignation. >> heather: but first, japan's worst crisis since world war ii, that is how they are describing the earthquake. at this hour, the death toll is in the thousands and exact number may never be known. a powerful quake and subs consequent tsunami. the government is working frantically to prevent nuclear meltdowns. greg palkot joins us live north of tokyo from the latest on the recovery efforts. >> reporter: that japanese prime minister went on to say it's going to take the determination of people like the folks in these coastal town in northeastern japan and people throughout the region to deal with the situation. they are getting hit on all fronts. as you noted there is a nuclear catastrophe up the coast from where we are. today we saw another nuclear reactor stricken by the earthquake that hit here on friday. sea water had to be poured into the reactor to cool it down to avoid a full scale meltdown. still evacuation of the region around this nuclear reactor complex continues and the screening for radiation poisoning also continue
>> jamie: at this hour we are getting word from japan there could be a third nuclear plant in trouble there. sources are saying that the american committee in japan is reporting update that the plan may have similar plants to explosion from yesterday, partial meltdown. keep it on fox. we'll send it to washington now have a good day. >> shannon: i'm shannon bream live in washington. we begin america's news headquarters with the fox news alert. japan is reeling from what he is calling the worst crisis since world war ii. the threat of nuclear disaster is growing as they try to avert multiple meltdown in nuclear reactors. thousands are dead from the earthquake and the tsunami it caused and more than a million people are without food, clean water and electricity. we have team coverage from the epicenter of thedy sast to the u.s. greg, what is the latest? >> a cold dark night here in the fishing village and the folks probably went to bed thinking of what the prime minister had to say. he told them it would take determination to get them through this. just up the coast, the nucle
: i'm heather childers. rescue workers in japan facing continuous aftershocks and latest on the search for survivors. >> gregg: total door entangling, the death toll rising in the new york bus crash. the search for the person that may be responsible. >> heather: and rebels in libya losing ground because muammar khadafy's forces are surrounding the rebels. how involved should the u.s. get? >> gregg: new details now on a major nuclear scare in japan. japanese officials say radioactivity levels very close to the nuclear plant have gone down in the last several hours. this plant facing a potentially disastrous meltdown after an explosion this morning. take a look at these incredible pictures, clouds of smoke rising from up the reactor area. safety officials are scrambling to contain the damage and evacuating 140,000 people in a 12-mile perimeter. adam housley is streaming live with the latest north of tokyo? >> we're about 20 miles from where we were earlier this morning, 70 miles north and to the eat of tokyo, halfway to where the reactors are. the location we are at southern end of where
, for continuing coverage. captioning by, closed captioning services, inc. >> eric: a "fox news alert," could japan be teetering on the edge of a nuclear disaster, reeling from the devastating earthquake and tsunami? the nuclear concerns are bringing new worries, this morning that the crisis in the country could get worse and there could be another big earthquake. hello, i'm eric sean, on this busy sunday morning. >> jamie: i'm jamie colby. japan's prime minister is now calling the crisis there, one of the worst since the endf world war ii. they are worried about possible melt downs and potential for an explosion at nuclear reactors, along the northeast earn coast. and, more than 170,000 people evacuating the area, where authorities fear now more than 10,000 people have already died from the quake and a wall of water that rushed right through. david piper on the ground, streaming live with the latest from tokyo. david, give us the latest. what is the situation, with the nuclear scare? >> reporter: well, jamie, there's a real fear that there could be a nuclear melted down, the latest we have is the
challenges for a devastated japan. reports of mass evacuations from the area surrounding a nuclear power plant. as an explosion destroys a building that houses a reactor. and we get reports that some time of emergency at a second reactor in the same complex as japan is rocked moments ago by another aftershock, this one, measuring 6.3, 80 miles from the nuclear plant. greg palkot is streaming live from japan. greg? >> reporter: we are about 75 miles north of tokyo. and here on this sunday morning, people here are beginning to come to grips with the crisis, with the catastrophe that hit this part of the country. around me we can see cars, boats, trucks, that have been thrown around by the tsunami wave that reached inland from this port city, also, we have been seeing as we have been traveling around the country, the effect of the earthquake itself. cracks in roads, and buildings damaged, as well. and, the death toll, rick, continues to climb and officially put between 1300 to 1700 and, we have spoken to locals and tens of thousands are missing and, the death toll is expected to climb and t
,000 people there. meanwhile in japan, another set back in the effort to control the japanese doubled fukushima plant. there are high levels of radioactive elements in the water there. there is more efforts to pump fresh water in the reactor there. dominic? >>reporter: uma, that's right. u.s. forces and japan getting involved. the navy has two naval barges loaded with 550,000 gallons of fresh water to be pumped in the plant. they are making it up to deliver the water. the united states air force is using c130 to deliver 500 tons was freshh bottled water up to sendai, close to the plantt where there are difficulties getting uncontaminated supplies of water and helping out the public there. the air force based out of the air base west of tokyo, home to 306,000 servicemen who are caught up in this as much as the japanese citizens. >> japp -- japan is our ally and our home. when something happen to japan and we are able to help we are glad to. we raised our hands to say yes, we can help you out. >> the utilit company said the water is contained. but the government is not sure if they are
talking about the japan on the effect but now we're adding libya. >> there are so many periods of unrest all over the world but right now, i think wall street is focused on libya. probably it would have ended up higher if we know what was going to happen because a lot of people were afraid to put their money in, not knowing what was going to be happening but it is taking oil off the market. a lot of times when oil is off the market, oil will go up and so will gas prices. what we can expect from wall street is a lot of volatility. we're not going to see up, up or down, down, there are lots of reasons we should take a correction. s&p 500 is well above since december. >> heather: when you see the markets fluctuate according to large events, whether they be domestic or international, what affect does it have if any when you have so many events at once going on? >> the markets are going to be leading indicator, to be a fortune teller in a sense, priced in all of these things. it has been much more reactive of late. but has taken a positive stance toward japan. pretty positive stance to libya.
into an end game that doesn't overcommit us when we're already committed now? we've got this crisis in japan we're trying to help with, etc. so we are stretched thin. >> reporter: general and michael, thank you very much. >> thanks, shannon. >>> well, a leading figure of the libyan opposition movement has released a statement praising coalition forces for military action against qaddafi's regime. ththe pribs's family prince's fd from libya after the coup said the international community should help libya move forward. he said the libyan people cry out to the world to champion their rally for freedom and democracy. steve harrigan and rick leventhal have been provided around the clock coverage. steve was on the air as air strikes hit the area. you can follow that and catch all the developments in libya as military action continues. just log onto foxnews.com. >>> well, a glimmer of hope in such a tragic story in japan. an 80-year-old woman and a teenage boy were rescued from the wreckage of a house in northeastern japan nine days after a devastating earthquake and tsunami. both of them were wea
evacuation wasn't accurate. after an error like that, can information from japan about the nuclear reactors be trusted? budget battle. at the beginning of the 112 congress, two freshmen from opposite sides of the aisle promise to work together but with another budget battle looming, can they do it? we talk to the two lawmakers again live. all of that, plus a scandal involving the new york city fire department. should the city be forced to pay money to those who couldn't pass the entrance exam? i'm breech breech and america's news headquarters from the nation's capital starts right now -- i'm shannon bream and america's news headquarters from the nation's capital starts right now. we begin in japan. the spike in radiation level that led to evacuation was just a mistake. we have the latest. >> reporter: it was a breach coming from the authorities this sunday and we heard an official say that the radiation in water at the plant went to 10 million levels, that would be a catastrophic meltdown scenario numbers. fortunately, it was nowhere near that. radiation levels in the water have spiked four
government. back to you. >> arthel: let's go to japan. latest in a nuclear crisis there. there are new tests showing radiation levels in the sea water near the crippled fukushima plant. there's a new spike in radiation. dominic is streaming live from osaka, japan. >> it looks like we've got a leak at reactor number 2. they're not entire leisure where it's coming from, but they believe it could be coming from the piping system that is part of the cooling system. they're trying to get it back on-line. they did test near some regular drains that come out of the hole plant and found that the levels were 1250 times higher than safety levels and they are now concerned where precisely that could be coming from. they thought they were beginning to contain the situation. on top of that, they are findings that highly radioactive water in more than one core now in these pools and in the turbine rooms which they also need to get back on-line in order for the cooling systems to be working properly at all and they're hoping over the weekend. they'll find the source of both these two issues. meanwhile, th
ravaged nuclear plant in japan. earlier, workers at that site reported a massive spike in radioactive water in the cooling system. perhaps ten million times as higher than normal, but now plant operators conceding that extremely high reading was wrong. let's go to dominic streaming live from osaka, japan. >> reporter: gregg, they are having extreme problems with highly radioactive water at the four of six troubled reactors. this radioactive water has seeped into buildings around the reactors which is making the job more difficult. up until yesterday, which was sunday japan time for a monday morning, they were actually able to access certain parts and get close to the core as possible to. radioactive water spread to other parts. because workers can only go in for 15 minutes due to the health and safety levels it's making the job doubly difficult. they are not sure where the source has come from. is it the result of the water being sprayed in and actually diluted a lot of the other radioactive water? is it coming from somewhere? they don't know. until they can actually start to drain so
: u.s. navy is rushing to deliver fresh water to japan's damaged nuclear plant to replace the corrosive sea water to try to cool the overheated reashh. fear is the sea water could further compromise efforts to stabilize the reactors. all of this coming as another spike in radiation. japanese government spokesperson the efforts of plant's workers seem to be keeping from the situation getting worse but it's too soon to be optimistic. >> heather: tea party helped the republicans win the house but house speaker john boehner is feeling the heat from some in the tea party movement. tea party nation sounder, he is accusing the speaker of a breaking a pledge to slash spending so he is pushing for a primary opponent against boehner. here is managing editor of the hill. thank you for joining us. let's get off the top, judson phillips he as bull's-eye on the speaker of the house. he says he is a compromised too much when it comes to spending. in your opinion should speaker boehner be concerned and what sort of fracture is this creating on capitol hill? >> she going to win his next re
, is the president getting a good or failing grade when it comes to the crisis in japan and libya? obviously the budget battles here at home but we're going to be talking with colonel oliver north in just a moment. a role in my own life. but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now, i've got the leading part. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medicions, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inlers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure fore taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing, take the lead. ask your doctor if including advair could help improve your lung function. get your first full prescription free and save on refills at advaircopd.com. [ tires squ
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the know fly zone, in libya and officials in japan, now saying there was a mistake in the res radiation readings of the damaged fukushima plant. the readings showed water testing ten million times higher in radioactivity than normal. plant operators now say that that was wrong. though the radiation level was still high enough to evacuate workers. and, for the first time since 2009, the government is projecting a slight cost of living adjustment for social security benefits next year and it turns out for most recipients, rising medicare premiums could wipe out any increase they would get in their payments. ♪ >> jamie: time for "sunday house call," host dr. isadore rosenfeld, the rossi distinguished professor of clinical medicine at the wild cornell medical center. doc, good morning. great to see you into good morning, nice to be here. >> jamie: wonderful to have you here. we'll talk about something a lot of men will be interested in, i guess women, too. because there is important news, gregg. men who use hair loss products. >> gregg: i don't use any. >> jamie: propecia... there is a co
that produce and service oil -- the oil industry. >> rick: does the nuclear crisis in japan scare people away from that sector and maybe drive people over towards more traditional fossil fuels like oil? >> well, i think there's a little bit of that but i believe that the problems going on at the nuclear reactors in japan are giving a great opportunity, unfortunately, a great opportunity for people in this country to buy utilities stocks, the utility stocks in this country went down, based on a lot of what took place over there and i think is a great buying opportunity and i think people, monday morning, should go out and buy utility stocks, they can get 4.5, 5% income off the dividends and plus a potential for growth and i think is a great opportunity, along with buying oil etfs, i would buy utility stocks here in this country. >> rick: there are opportunities when there ais crisis, ed, alwas good to talk to you, thanks so much. >> jamie: u.s. missiles as we showed you, hitting targets inside libya. but, president obama saying today, america's role is limited. there will be, he says, no groun
cue. they watched us and japan and the west and all of the mistakes that we have made. heav indebtedness and programs that don't work and they watched it closely . they're ready to leap in our place and avoid the mistakes. >> neil: our shot went down of the president. i don't know if the brazilian president stop speaking. we lost the feed . so this is technically not a good day for me. i do want you to know that we are efforting. i always loved that word. efforting to get the shot back. the consolation here, folks everyone lost it. it was not like try to screw up neal's. but everyone went down. my buddy is trying to make sense of it for you. a lot of folks are nervous about their money and libya and japan and a lot of them say take the money out and sit tight. what do you tell them? >> it is a tough one, neal . throughout the incredible rally for march 2009, overwhelming majority of americans missed. >> neil: we have the president of the united states. i apologize for here it is. >> the world's premier formum of global economic to make sure that nations like brazil have a gr
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